Police ID 21-year-old fatally shot in Midvale

Unified police are investigating a homicide in Midvale after finding a 21-year-old man dead Saturday night.

About 8:20 p.m. Saturday, neighbors called police with reports of shots fired near Monroe Street and Columbia Drive in Midvale, according to Unified police Lt. Brian Lohrke.

When police arrived, they found the body of Jordan Burtell Moulton, 21, of West Valley City, in the yard of a home on the corner. He sustained a single gunshot wound, Lohrke said.

Officers later found a gun under Moulton’s body, Lohrke said. It’s unclear at this time whether the weapon was used in the homicide.

Witnesses reported hearing a vehicle leaving the scene, but police are not sure whether the car is related to the homicide, Lohrke said. Anyone with information should call 801-743-7000.